Tag: public lands
  • BLM temporarily closing portions of the Boise Foothills for public safety

    BOISE, Idaho–The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Four Rivers Field Office is temporarily closing approximately 4,500 acres of BLM-managed public land in the Boise Foothills to all forms of public access, as a safety precaution due to the Hulls Fire. The Hulls Fire, reported on July 6, at approximately 11:30 p.m., is located off 8th Street in Hulls Gulch. The fire is burning within the Ridge to Rivers Trail System, in an area of unexploded munitions as part of the former Boise Army Barracks artillery range, roughly three miles northeast of Boise.
  • 22-072 Military Veterans and Gold Star Families have a new interagency pass option to access public lands

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – The Biden-Harris administration announced that starting on Veterans Day (Nov. 11), veterans of the U.S. Armed Services and Gold Star Families can obtain a free lifetime pass to access thousands of federal recreation day use sites spread out across more than 400 million acres of public lands, including national parks, wildlife refuges, and forests.
  • 21-053 Increased number of homeless at Corps recreational sites

    CLARKSTON, Wash. – There has been a recent rise in the number of homeless and transient individuals along day use areas and campsites. Rangers and staff are working with local community outreach organizations to assist those who need such services.
  • 20-061 Corps chooses No Action Alternative on Lucky Peak Lake View Recreation Trail FONSI and EA

    Boise, Idaho – The US Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District has signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Environmental Assessment (EA) of the proposed 15-mile Lake View Recreation Trail at the Lucky Peak Dam and Lake.